Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Riders of the Apocalypse


BREATH by Jackie Morse Kessler
Released: April 16, 2013

"Death and his riders strive to bring balance, and Kessler (Loss, 2012, etc.) begins to achieve it in this series conclusion. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Death speaks, and Xander Atwood listens in this conclusion to a gripping, if uneven series. Read full book review >
LOSS by Jackie Morse Kessler
Released: March 20, 2012

"A book about "bullies and bruises and babysitting Gramps" with apocalyptic interludes—the End cannot come quickly enough. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Bullied Billy Ballard must take Pestilence's crown and ride with the Horsemen of the Apocalypse or let the world be destroyed, in this third book in the Riders of the Apocalypse Quartet. Read full book review >
RAGE by Jackie Morse Kessler
Released: April 4, 2011

High-school student Melissa Miller wears black and cuts herself, seeking refuge in self-harm and soccer. Read full book review >
HUNGER by Jackie Morse Kessler
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

After a half-hearted suicide attempt, anorexic teen Lisabeth Lewis inherits the responsibilities of Famine, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, in this book of revelations and Revelations. Read full book review >